79 Emerald Ridge Drive, Bear, DE 19701 $485,000

Open House: Sun, Jun 26, 10:00AM-12:00PM, In-Person
Beds/Baths: 4/2.1
Interior Sq. Ft: 2,875
Acreage: 0.5
Age:26 years
MLS#: DENC2026244
Mobile#: 6939
Subdivision: Emerald Ridge


This gorgeous 4Br/2.1Ba New Haven II Model has been meticulously maintained by the original owners for the last 26 years and now it is available for the new buyers. From the moment you enter this home, you will be overwhelmed by the gleaming Brazilian Hardwood floors that extend through the entire main floor and up the steps to the 2nd-floor hallway. The main floor includes a 2-story soaring foyer that is flanked by the study and Formal Dining Room that flow nicely to the spacious Living Room that includes a soft premium carpet framed in the Brazilian Hardwood floors, a wood-burning fireplace framed with exquisite millwork, and Plantation Blinds (also found in the kitchen and both 2nd-floor bathrooms). Now to the open Kitchen (updated in 2003) with 42” Cherry Cabinets, Stainless Steel Appliances (2019), Corian Counters, Center Island, Tile backsplash (19’), and recessed lighting that opens to the Living Room. The 2nd Floor offers 3 generously sized bedrooms with recently steam cleaned carpeting and a large step-down owner's suite with loads of closet space. Both 2nd-floor bathrooms were completely remodeled by Ferris Home Improvements with premium tile, cabinetry, windows, and glass shower enclosures. There is also a 2nd-floor laundry. Down to the finished basement that includes a large Family Room with knotty pine bar and recessed lights that flows to the utility area and a possible 5th bedroom/office/game room. Now out to the huge, 2-tiered manufactured deck and railing that overlooks the private lot and shed. Some other recent improvements include a Trane HVAC system replaced in 2019, architectural shingle roof replaced in 2020 with a transferrable warranty, and new seamless gutters. This home is located on a premium lot in the back of the community. Also included in this sale are 2-dog collars that work with the invisible fence. Make your appointment soon…this beautiful home will not last long!!

Taxes: $2,917
Home Assoc: $150/Annually
Condo Assoc: No
Garage: Y
Basement: Y
Pool: No Pool
School Dist: Colonial
Elem. School: Kathleen H. WilburMid. School: Gunning BedfordHigh School: William Penn


HOA: Yes;

Forced Air Heating, Natural Gas, Central A/C, Electric, Hot Water - Natural Gas, Public Water, Public Sewer

Attached Garage, Driveway, Garage - Front Entry, Attached Garage Spaces #: 2;

Full Basement, Partially Finished Basement, Wood Fireplace, Bay/Bow Windows, Double Pane Windows, Insulated Windows, Storm Windows

Concrete Perimeter Foundation, Vinyl Siding, Deck(s), Street Lights

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Public Elementary (9 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary Colonial School District K–5 Bear 1.06 mi
Leasure (May B.) Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Newark 1.67 mi
Oberle (William) Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Bear 1.87 mi
Keene (William B.) Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Newark 3.15 mi
Southern Elementary School Colonial School District K–5 New Castle 3.27 mi
Marshall (Thurgood) Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Newark 3.29 mi
Loss (Olive B.) Elementary School Appoquinimink School District 1–5 Bear 4.66 mi
Jones (Albert H.) Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Newark 4.76 mi
Brader (Henry M.) Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Newark 4.86 mi

Public Middle (2 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Bedford (Gunning) Middle School Colonial School District 6–8 New Castle 3.17 mi
Gauger-Cobbs Middle School Christina School District 6–8 Newark 4.88 mi

Public High (4 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Hodgson (Paul M.) Vocational Technical High School New Castle County Vocational-Technical School District 9–12 Newark 3.79 mi
Glasgow High School Christina School District 9–12 Newark 4.43 mi
Christiana High School Christina School District 6–12 Newark 4.8 mi
St. Georges Technical High School New Castle County Vocational-Technical School District 9–12 Middletown 4.88 mi

Private (6 schools)

School Grades Place Distance
Red Lion Christian Academy Presbyterian Preschool–12 Bear 0.19 mi
Aquinas Academy Roman Catholic Preschool–12 Bear 2.3 mi
Learning Express Academy Nonsectarian K–8 Newark 2.9 mi
Fairwinds Christian School Baptist Preschool–12 Bear 3.37 mi
Delaware Tarbiyah School Islamic Preschool–8 Newark 4.08 mi
Tarbiyah Islamic School Of Delaware Islamic Preschool–8 Newark 4.4 mi

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This report is a detailed community overview for Bear (19701), Delaware.

Community Quick Facts

  • Average travel time to work for people in this community: 30
  • Average salary of people in this community: $59,464

Community Summary

  • Population Density (ppl / mile): 1,422
  • Household Size (ppl): 2.76
  • Households w/ Children: 56%

Housing Inventory

  • Owned: 10,970 (74.8%)
  • Rented: 3,119 (21.3%)
  • Vacant: 580 (4.0%)
  • Total: 14,669

Population Demographics

The population of the community broken down by age group. The numbers at the top of each bar indicate the number of people in the age bracket below.

Total: 38,941
Households: 14,089
Median Age: 40.40

Climate and Weather

The Temperature chart displays average high and low values for January and July, and is designed to provide an indication of both seasonal and daily temperature variability. The Weather Risk Index indicates the calculated risk of each type of weather event occurring in the future. This risk is based on historical localized storm events and weather patterns. The national average for each type of weather event equals a score of 100, so a score of 200 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 50 would represent half the risk of the national average.



Highest Level of Education Attained

  • Less than 9th Grade: 3.1%
  • Some High School: 3.8%
  • High School Graduate: 28.6%
  • Some College: 20.8%
  • Associate Degree: 7.5%
  • Bachelor's Degree: 22.1%
  • Graduate Degree: 14.2%

Income by dollar range

Median Income: $84,591

Fair Market Rents

The Fair Market Rents show average gross rent estimates based on figures provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

  • One Bedroom: $1,235
  • Two Bedroom: $1,388
  • Three Bedroom: $1,712
  • Four Bedroom: $1,781

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Marcus DuPhily

Marcus DuPhily
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Listing data as of 6/26/2022.

79 Emerald Ridge Drive, Bear, DE 19701

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